When In Doubt, Listen To Man With Longer Beard #28: Meditation, Aphorisms & Yoga Sage Brushes With Wisdom
What follows is a grocery list of things I’ve learned from life and various approaches to living exploring Creativity & Spirituality—being an artist, student of meditation, regular fasting & yoga, internal yearning towards higher consciousness and becoming a more creative being for positive transformation. These are general principles and observations I try to live by and navigate the wilderness of Maya with. Some are Confucius sounding hence the jest with the title if the long bearded Chinese sage wanted to narcissistically self–aggrandize himself.
Here’s the twenty–eighth batch of Zen Brownies—Tasty, mouth–watering morsels to reduce consumption of bad karma and sweeten the recipe of your life:
1. Giving with expectation isn’t giving. Doing so is giving on ego loan.
2. The less information given, the less life experience and perspective acquired, the more likely to form the suggested opinion.
3. The dreams of defeated people turn into the anti–aircraft guns for yours.
4. Reading and memorizing Scripture is only a beginner’s step. At some point you have to graduate to the practice of some higher technique like Meditation and mantras.
5. Feeling equally at home in motion and stillness is the sign of an evolving Soul.
6. Divinity will appear in the desert of your thoughts and senses.
7. If you do not like how the world is, begin meditating and you will improve it in ways beyond what your logical mind can conceive. You’ll also evolve out of this level of existence long before it will perfect itself.
8. In the solitude of Meditation, you’ll meet deeper levels of yourself.
9. You can outgrow the entire human experience like you outgrow a toy. To outsiders it may look like renunciation or deprivation, but in reality it simply became the next version of playing with trucks in the sandbox.
10. My culture showed me what I think I wanted. My Gurus reminded me what I really wanted.
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